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Bensalem High School, 4319 Hulmeville, Road, Bensalem, PA 19020. For more info visit the Bucks County website. Click here for more info on what you can bring. NO electronics will be accepted. To dispose of TVs, computers and other electronics that can contain mercury, lead, arsenic and other hazardous substances that can contaminate groundwater, please check with your waste hauler or go to 611 Metals TV and electronics drop-off location at 6776 Easton Road, Pipersville 267-221-6924. www.611metals.com. For more recycling info click here for the 2021 Bucks County Recycling Guide.

Did you know that the Eastern Monarch population has declined 80% in the last two decades? Click here to learn how you can help these beautiful creatures!


For questions regarding tax bil
ls, please contact the Tax Collector, Mike Clement.


  • PennDOT has scheduled Geigle Hill Road for a moving road closure for base repair between Durham and Headquarters Rds beginning Tuesday, July 5, weekdays from 7 am to 4 pm, through early August. During the closure, motorists will be directed to use Durham Rd, Route 611, Route 413, Dark Hollow Rd, River Rd (32), and Headquarters Rd. Local access will be maintained during the operation. The schedule is weather dependent. Please allow extra time when traveling near the work area.
  • DVRPC Federally-Funded Transportation Improvement Projects: The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) has a public comment period until June 28 for the draft 2023 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and 2050 Connections Long-Range Plan. For info on how to submit a comment, go to www.dvrpc.org/tip/draft, or email TIP@dvrpc.org. To learn more and/or comment on a specific Tinicum bridge project, click on the following links: Golden Pheasant Bridge, Clay Ridge Road Bridge, Creamery Road Bridge, Headquarters Road Bridge. For additional questions about the draft TIP public involvement contact Bucks County Planning Dept. 215-345-3400 and/or DVRPC 215-592-1800.
  • It's pothole season! Report potholes on PennDOT roads by calling 1-800-FIXROAD or online at PennDOTs customer care center. Unsure if a road is PennDOT or Township owned - check our list.
  • Headquarters Road Bridge Update: The PA Environmental Hearing Board has denied the petitions for supersedeas. A PDF of the opinion issued by the Judge can be downloaded here: EHB (courtapps.com) or here: documentViewer.php (courtapps.com)
  • Headquarters Rd Bridge over Tinicum Creek at Sheephole Rd is CLOSED. Renderings of the proposed structure may be viewed at www.penndot.gov/RegionalOffices/district-6/Pages/Headquarters-Road-Bridge-Renderings.aspx. PennDOT's general plan and elevation drawings can be viewed here.
  • The hill section on Uhlerstown Hill Rd is OPEN. The hill is one-way going uphill.
  • Traffic conditions on major PA highways: Log on to www.511pa.com or call 511.

Come volunteer! Click here for the form and email to tlewis@tinicumbucks.org. Members are appointed by the Board of Supervisors and must be Township residents. Openings are available as follows:

  • Communications Ad Hoc Committee (1-year term): Seeks volunteers to help develop a Township newsletter.
  • Historical Commission (3-year term): Seeks new members to help preserve Tinicum's historic character.
  • Park and Recreation Board (5-year term): Seeks new members to help maintain, operate and supervise Township-owned parks.
  • Planning Commission Secretary: Seeks a secretary to attend evening meetings, 1 to 2 times per month, and take minutes. The PC reviews matters relating to zoning, subdivisions, land development and proposed ordinances, and advises the Board of Supervisors.
  • Township Administrative Office: Call 610-294-9154 to schedule an appointment before visiting the office for in-person assistance with permitting, property info or other issues. Scheduling an appointment enables officials to prepare for your appointment and ensures that you make the best use of your time. Building Code and Zoning Officials are part time and have limited hours.
  • Permit Applications: Applications can be found online. Completed applications can be mailed or left in the gray drop box located outside the office door during regular office hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9 - 5 and Wednesday 9 - Noon. Incomplete applications will be returned. NO rolled plans please -- folded only.
  • Permit Payments: Personal or cashiers checks (for the correct amount) should be made out to “Tinicum Township.” Credit cards are not accepted. Please call 610-294-9154 prior to picking up permits.
  • Building Inspections: Take place on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. To schedule an inspection, please call 610-294-9154 during regular business hours.

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Updated 6/30/2022